Effective enhancement of the performance of black dye based dye-sensitized solar cells by metal oxide surface modification of the TiO 2 photoelectrode

Hironobu Ozawa, Yu Okuyama, Hironori Arakawa

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Abstract

Effective enhancement of the performance of black dye based dye-sensitized solar cells has been achieved by MgO or Al 2O 3 surface modification of the TiO 2 photoelectrode. The conversion efficiency was improved from 10.4% to 10.8% due to the blocking effect of the thin overlayer at the TiO 2 surface.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5137-5139
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Volume41
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 7 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Inorganic Chemistry

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